Normalizing Bottled Water Use Undermines Water Utilities
BWC Co-Director Isha Ray and Project Scientist Alasdair Cohen recently published an article in the Journal Nature Sustainability explaining the Global Risks of Increasing Reliance on Bottled Water.
Charbonnet wins UC-wide 2018 Grad Slam Championship
Doctoral candidate Joe Charbonnet wins the UC-wide Grad Slam competition!
Engineered sand zaps storm water pollutants
UC Berkeley engineers have created a new way to remove contaminants from storm water, potentially addressing the needs of water-stressed communities that are searching for ways to tap the abundant and yet underused source of fresh drinking water.
Spotlights
Rachel Sklar
Pit Vidura: Sanitation Solutions for Urban Rwanda

Berkeley water group is celebrating the achievements of a UC Berkeley founded social enterprise:  Pit Vidura, which provides safe and affordable pit latrine and septic tank emptying services for households in dense urban settlements of Kigali, Rwanda.

Holly Doremus
$650 million vote set on Delta tunnels project

Professor Holly Doremus comments on the article $650 million vote set on Delta tunnels project: Are taxpayers protected? about the Santa Clara Valley Water District is reconsidering Gov. Jerry Brown's $17 billion Delta tunnels plan to facilitate the transportation of water to the south. 

Michael Kiparsky
State law recognizes rivers, groundwater connected-now what?

A recent state law offers California the opportunity to address errors in the state's management of aquifers and surface water, write a trio of experts, including Michael Kiparsky, director of Berkeley Law's Wheeler Water Institute at the Center for Law, Energy & the Environment.